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July 23, 2014

Police arrested six people on charges they were tied to an international ring that defrauded StubHub, the online ticket resale platform operated by Ebay.

San Francisco – Police arrested six people on charges they were tied to an international ring that defrauded StubHub, the online ticket resale platform operated by Ebay. In ticket value, the money stolen in the scheme was estimated to be at least $ 1.6 million. The charges include money laundering, possession of stolen property and identity theft.

January 10, 2014

Target Corp. on Friday cuts its profit forecast on the heels of disappointing fourth quarter same-store sales.

Minneapolis -- Target Corp. on Friday cuts its profit forecast on the heels of disappointing fourth quarter same-store sales. The retailer also disclosed that its previously announced data breach involved many more people was much wider than it initially thought.

June 17, 2013

Nine owners and managers of 7-Eleven stores across Long Island (New York) and in Virginia were charged on Monday of harboring and hiring dozens of illegal immigrants and paying them using sham Social Security numbers.

New York -- Nine owners and managers of 7-Eleven stores across Long Island (New York) and in Virginia were charged on Monday of harboring and hiring dozens of illegal immigrants and paying them using sham Social Security numbers.

May 2, 2013

By Douglas H. Meal, David T. Cohen, and Lisa L. Rachlin, Ropes & Gray LLP

By Douglas H. Meal, David T. Cohen, and Lisa L. Rachlin, Ropes & Gray LLP

Retailers, like all businesses, constantly seek to learn more about their customers in order to serve them better. In Tyler v. Michaels Stores, however, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently ruled that a simple step taken by many retailers to help achieve this goal – collecting the ZIP codes of their customers at the point of sale – can in some circumstances violate Massachusetts’ consumer protection statute.
   

November 20, 2012

By Greg Smith, Accudata Technologies

By Greg Smith

As companies brace themselves for the recently added holiday known to American shoppers as Cyber Monday, they should be aware of the potential security threats looming with the activity centered around the largest online shopping day of the year. 

March 29, 2010

A federal judge in Boston has sentenced a Florida man to seven years in prison...

September 30, 2008

Based on our 2008 work, we have one resounding answer. The number of people who...

August 4, 2008

The Department of Justice on Tuesday charged 11 people, including residents of at least five...

February 12, 2008

A woman is suing Best Buy for $54 million because she claims the consumer-electronics retailer...

November 30, 2007

Bank of America, Charlotte, N.C., announced that Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A is piloting a cash-management technology that...

November 30, 2007

RankingCityPopulation Estimate July 20061Phoenix1,512,9862Riverside, Calif.293,7613Las Vegas552,5394Miami404,0485Dallas1,232,9406Sacramento, Calif.453,7817San Francisco744,0418Los Angeles3,849,3789Houston2,144,49110San Antonio1,296,68211Orlando, Fla.220,18612San Diego1,256,95113San Jose, Calif.929,93614Atlanta486,41115Denver566,97416Austin, Texas709,89317Memphis,...

June 30, 2007

As the media reveals more reports of credit-card and identity-theft incidents, retailers are hard-pressed to...

November 16, 2005

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November 16, 2005

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November 22, 2004

San Francisco, The...

November 29, 1999

The deadline countdown is on: In less than six months, retailers must be in compliance...